Profile Articles

  • from-lambda-to-lambdaless-lessons-learned

    From Lambda to Lambda-less: Lessons learned

    December 1, 2020

    Co-authors: Xiang Zhang and Jingyu Zhu Introduction The Lambda architecture has become a popular architectural style that promises both speed and accuracy in data processing by using a hybrid approach of both batch processing and stream processing methods. But it also has some drawbacks, such as complexity and additional development/operational overheads. One of...

  • profilehighlights1

    Rebuilding the Profile Highlights System at LinkedIn

    February 27, 2019

    LinkedIn’s mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. Building an active community of engaged members is a key strategy for achieving our mission. One of the many ways to drive member conversations and active communities is through profile highlights, which are insights between the viewer of a profile and that...

  • Speed, Performance, and Public Profile

    May 17, 2016

    Co-authors: Gaurav Phapale and Oliver Tse A public profile page is a guest-accessible LinkedIn member’s profile page. When you visit the same profile as logged-in user, it’s called a member profile. For example, when you visit Jeff’s profile, you see member profile when you are logged in to LinkedIn and you see public profile when you are logged out of LinkedIn....

  • Profile Service Architecture

    Tuning Espresso’s JVM Performance

    January 15, 2016

    Co-authors: Shawn Nguyen and Amit Balode Profile in Espresso The member profile page is one of the most-visited pages on LinkedIn. It...

  • Profile 2.0

    Engineering the New LinkedIn Profile

    May 28, 2013

    Last year, we introduced a major redesign to the LinkedIn profile. Not only did we update the look and feel, but we added new features...